Wilgus Hall

Welcome to Wilgus Hall

Wilgus Hall, named after James A. Wilgus and built in 1963, accommodates approximately 230 women. Wilgus is located on the corner of Greewood Avenue and College Drive. Wilgus Hall is specifically unique because it is an all-women’s residence hall. This living option offers a terrific opportunity for women to build a close community within the hall.  Each floor features a kitchenette and lounge area for the convenience of its residents. Wilgus hall has a newly renovated basement with study rooms, a computer room, laundry facility, ice machine, and offers The Lynn Collins Conference Room that features a TV and a kitchen in a large meeting and dining area.  The conference area is well utilized throughout the year by many organizations on campus.

Wilgus Hall sponsors an annual Women’s Weekend and partners with McGregor Hall to do the annual Luau, one of the first all-hall programs of the year. Wilgus Hall is also home to the Women's Wellness library and Interest Community.


From the Desk of the Resident Director

Welcome Back Wilgus!

We are so excited that you are back on campus or here for the first time! This is going to be a fantastic semester filled with great events and opportunities to get involved in the hall.

Events: Wilgus and McGregor's annual Luau is September 15th from 7-9 p.m. Join us as we dance the night away, do the limbo, and participate in the watermelon eating compeition! Also make sure to check out this year's first Friday Night Club, hosted by Melcher Hall September 9th.

Leadership Council: Interested in getting involved on campus? Join the Wilgus Leadership Council! The Council plans events for the hall like Women's Weekend and actively participates in planning Homecoming with the RAs. If you want to make a difference in our hall, or just get to know more people, definitely join. To learn more, please attend our ice cream social in the basement of Wilgus, Monday, September 12 at 9:15 p.m.

Safety Tip of the Month: Prevention is key to remain safe on campus. Be sure to report any suspicious behavior to University Police. Take some time this month to review the Shots Fired video provided to you on the University Police website. This video talks in depth about how to remain safe should an active shooter situation occur here at Platteville.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me at stonerm@uwplatt.edu.


Melissa Stoner

Resident Director

Wilgus Hall

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